Curriculum vitae - Richard I. Ford     

January 2007

                                                                                                                                 CURRICULUM VITAE

Name:  Richard Irving Ford

Address:  227 Valle del Sol, Santa Fe New Mexico 87501

Home Telephone:  (505) 989-3855

Office Telephone:  (734) 764-0485

FAX:  (734) 763-7783


Place of Birth:  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Date of Birth:  June 27, 1941

Wife’s Name:  Karen Cowan Ford




Livingston Public Schools, Livingston, New Jersey

A.B. Oberlin College, 1963 (Sociology-Anthropology)

University of New Mexico Field School, 1962

M.A. University of Michigan, 1965 (Anthropology)

Ph.D. University of Michigan, 1968 (Anthropology)



Oberlin Honor Roll, 1961-1963

Oberlin Top Ten, 1963

Comfort-Star Award (for outstanding achievement in Sociology-Anthropology, Oberlin College), 1963

High Honors in Anthropology, 1963

Sigma Xi Society, 1963 (Associate), 1972 (Member)

Phi Sigma Scholarship Award, 1964

Phi Sigma Society, 1966

Phi Kappa Phi, 1967

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1969

Fellow, American Anthropological Association, 1969-

Elected member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1996

Elected life member, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 1998

Landsdowne Lecturer, University of Victoria, Victoria, CA, 2004

Received festschrift, Engaged Anthropology: Research Essays on North American Archaeology,

 Ethnobotany, and Museology. Papers in Honor of Richard I. Ford. Edited by Michelle Hegmon and

 B. Sundat Eiselt, Anthropology Papers, Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan No. 94   


Honorary Life Member, Southeastern Indian Antiquities Survey, 1970

Distinguished Service Award (Outstanding Assistant Professor, University of Michigan), 1971

Weatherhead Scholar, School of American Research, 1978-79

Fryxell Award for Interdisciplinary Research, Society for American Archaeology, 1987

Honorary Fellow, Lower Mississippi Survey, Peabody Museum, Harvard University, 1987

Faculty Associate, Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan, 1990-1993, 1994-97, 2002-2005

Excellence in Education Award, College of Literature, Science and the Arts, University of Michigan, 1991, 1992, 1999

Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, University of Michigan, 1993-96, 2005-2007

Janaki Ammal Medal, Society of Ethnobiologists (India), 1994

Links2Go “Ethnobotany” Award, popular Ethnobotany web page, May 5, 1999

Certificate of Appreciation from the UM Native American Student Association, 2000

Borman Faculty Award, LSA, 2000-2005

LSA 26th Distinguished Senior Faculty Lecturer for 2004-05

American Anthropological Association, Boas Award, November 2006




Livingston Rotary Club Scholarship, 1959-1963

Rackham Graduate School Scholarship, 1965-1966

Research Assistantship, Rackham Faculty Research Grant to Dr. R.O. Keslin, “The Application of Electronic Equipment to Archaeology,” 1963-64

Research Assistantship, Wenner-Gren Foundation Grant to Dr. J.B. Griffin, “A Comparison of Cultural, Climatic, and Vegetational Sequences in the United States and Northern Europe,” 1964-1965

Associate Investigator, NSF Grant 659, Professor V.H. Jones, Principal Investigator, “Regional Patterns in Pueblo Ethnobotany,” 1965-1967



Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati, 1967-1968

Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, 1969-1972

Curator of Ethnology, Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan, 1969--

Staff (Ethnobotanist), Northwestern University Field School, 1970-197l

Acting Director, Museum of Anthropology, Summer 1969, Winter 1970

Associate Professor of Anthropology (tenure), University of Michigan 1972-1977; Professor, 1977--

Associate Professor of Botany, 1972-1977; Professor, 1977---

Associate Director, Museum of Anthropology, 1972-1975

Director, Museum of Anthropology, 1975-1983

Visiting Professor, Utah State University, July 198l

Distinguished Visiting Professor, Quaternary Research Center, University of Washington, February 1986

Visiting Professor, Kunming Institute of Botany, Tropical Research Garden, Xishunghanna, China, March-April 1987

Visiting Professor, Fort Burgwin Research Center, Southern Methodist University, August 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1999

Associate Dean for Research and Computing, College of Literature, Science and the Arts, University of Michigan, 1987-1989.

Adjunct Professor of Anthropology, Wayne State University, 1992--

Chair, Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan, 1989-1996

Visiting Professor, UNAM, Mexico City, 1994

Faculty Associate, Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan, 1989-1993, 1994-2000, 2002-05

Faculty Associate, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, 1995--

Visiting Professor, Colorado College, Baca Campus, Summer Field School, 1995

Professor, University of Michigan Biological Station, 1997, 1998, 1999

Research Associate, Museum of Indian Arts and Culture/Laboratory of Anthropology, Museum of

            New Mexico, 1999-


American Anthropological Association: Finance Committee, 1976-1979 (Chair 1979), 1996--:  Archaeology Section Organization, 1983-1984(Chair); Chair-elect 1987-1989; Chair, 1989-1991; Executive Director Search Com.,1991, Chair, 1996:  Chair, Unit Reorganization, 1991-1992

American Association for the Advancement of Science: SAA Council Representative 1969-1973; Section H Committee 1969-1973; Nomination Committee, 1976-1978: Section H, Chair 1985-87, Council 1988

Society for American Archaeology, AAAS Affiliate Representative, 1969-1973; Executive Committee, 1974-1976; Roald Fryxell Award Committee Chair, 1979-1980; Task Force on Reburial and Repatriation, 1989-1996

Council on Michigan Archaeology, Fellow

Council for Museum Anthropology, President,1974-1976; Newsletter Editor, 1976-1978

Society for Economic Botany, Editorial Board, 1975-1992, Council, 1989-1992, President, 1995-1996

Society of Ethnobiology, Steering Committee, 1979-1982; Editorial Board, 1982-1987; Board of Trustees 1987-1990.

International Society of Ethnobiology, International Advosory Board, 1990, 92, 94 96

Baca Institute of Ethnobotany, Chairman, 1994-2000



Ford Foundation Grant, Oberlin College, Dr. K. Ikeda, “Bill of Rights Orientation of Oberlin College Students,” 1961-1963

Ethnological Studies in San Juan Pueblo, 1962, 1967, 1969, 1970

Ethnobotanical Studies in Picuris, San Juan, Santa Clara, San Ildefonso, and Cochiti Pueblos, 1965-1966, 1969- 1974.  Zuni Pueblo, 1983-85, Hopi, 1988-1989

Palynology directed by Dr. M.B. Davis, 1964

Excavation of the Archaeological Sites, New Mexico, 1962, 1965, 1972; Arizona, 1974

Excavation of the Schultz Site, Michigan, 1963, 1964; Miami Fort, Ohio, 1967

Excavation in Oaxaca, Mexico, 1974

Resistivity survey of archaeological sites in Michigan, 1963-1964 and in New Mexico, 1966

Analysis of floral materials from sites in the Cochiti Dam area, 1966-1968, 1970, and other sites in New Mexico and Colorado, 1971--

Analysis of floral materials from Miami Fort, Ohio, 1967- 1969 and Twin Mounds, 1969-1970

Analysis of floral materials from the Peisker Site, Illinois, 1968; Macoupin Site, 1969-1970; Koster Site, 1970, 197l, 1973

Analysis of floral materials from the Davis Site, Cherokee County, Texas, 197l-1973 (with Volney Jones)

Analysis of floral materials from Teotihuacan, Mexico, 1972 and from Tula, Mexico, 1974

Analysis of floral materials from Poland, 1972-1984

Analysis of floral materials from Michigan, 1965--- (continuing service)

Archaeobotanical analyses, Black Mesa, Arizona, 1975-1985

Excavation of Cloudsplitter and Haystack Rock Shelters, Red River, Kentucky, 1978-1980

Excavation and reanalysis of plants from Bat Cave, New Mexico, 1981, 1983

Land Use Study, Zuni Pueblo, 1984-1985

Archaeobotanical Analysis, Three Fir Shelter, Black Mesa, Arizona, 1985-87

Excavation, Three Dog Site, San Salvador Island, Bahamas, 1987

Hopi Water Use, Hopi Reservation, Summer 1988, 1989

Rio del Oso Archaeological Project, Survey, 1992, 1993, 1995-1997

Taos Pueblo Traditional Water Use, 1996

Jicarilla Apache Culture History, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999

Multiple Genders in Southwestern American Archaeology, 1998

Prehistoric Rock Art in Northern New Mexico, 1999-2005



a.   Grants Received

Equipment Grant, Title VI, Humanities Act, 1968

University of Cincinnati Faculty Research grant, 1968

University of Cincinnati Faculty Research Grant, 1968

Foundation for Illinois Archaeology, Inc., 1968, 1969

ACLS European Travel Summer, 1971

NSF Undergraduate Research Participation, 1970, 1971,  1972, 1973

NSF Doctoral Research (Wilma Wetterstrom Koschik), 1973

NSF Doctoral Research (Stephen Plog), 1974

NSF Research Grant, “Specific Gravity Fractionation of  Paleoethnobotanical Remains” (with Prof. Rane Curl),  1975-1977

NSF Doctoral Research (Christopher Carr), 1977

NSF Research Grant, “The Significance of Dry Shelters for Interpreting Prehistoric Human Ecology (Red River, Kentucky),” 1978-1980

NSF Research Grant, “Radiocarbon Dating of Perishable Materials,” 1979-1980

NSF Doctoral Research (Katherine Spielmann), 1980

NSF Doctoral Research (Margaret Scarry), 1980

NSF Research Grant, “Storage and Conservation of the Hinsdale-Great Lakes Vegetal Craft Collection,” 1981

Michigan History Division, 1979, 1981

NSF Doctoral Research (Homer Edwin Jackson), 1982

Contracts with Museum of New Mexico; Univ. Texas,  Austin; So. Ill. Univ.; Washington State; Univ. Missouri; for paleoethnobotanical analyses

National Geographic Society, “Excavation at Bat Cave”, 1983-1985

Zuni Pueblo, Expert Witness, 1984-1986, 1988

Southern Illinois University, “Paleoethnobotany of Black Mesa,” 1984-1986

Hopi Tribal Council, Expert witness, 1987---

NSF Ethnographic Student Research, 1991-1996.

University of Michigan, Research Partnership Award, 1992-1993

Social Science Research Council, “Russian Studies Fellowship,” 1991, 1993, 1995

USDA National Forest Service, 1993, 1995

US Department of Justice, Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, Water Litigation Research, 1996

National Science Foundation (with Richaed E. Nisbett, Lawrence A. Hirschfeld) “Culture and Cognition

                    Graduate Research Fellowship Program” ($454,250) September 14, 1994-August 31, 2000

            National Science Foundation:  For Post-Doctoral Investigator Ken Marr – International Research Fellow

                    Awards Program: “Biosystematics and Ethnobotany of Selected Cucurbitaceae in Yunnan, People’s

                    Republic of China” ($83,784).  March 1996-2000

Conservation, Food and Health Foundation (Boston): For Ken Marr –“Ethnobotany and Genetic Variation         

                                 of Selected Cucurbitaceae in Yunnan, People’s Republic of China” ($9280).  April 1998-2000.

University of Michigan, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 1998

University of Michigan, OVPR-Rackham Research Partnership, 1998

Phoenix Memorial Research Fellowship, University of michigan, $10000, 2000-2001

NSF, Dissertation Improvement Grant for Severin Fowles, $10000,   2000-2002

$38,000 Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Battlefield Preservation Program grant.  Federal interagency (Park Service, BLM, Forest Service) and Museum of Anthropology consortium

Advisory Committee – UM Bentley Library/Museum of Anthropology NEH Grant - $85,465- “Enhance Access to North America Archaeology Collections”

NEH Preservation Assistance Program Grant “Condition Assessment of Anthropological Objects” for UMMA Ethnographic Collections on Exhibit, 2003 $5000 (with Karen l. O’Brien)

BLM (with Vecinos del Rio) Minority Youth Rock Art recording participation, 2003-2004

NEH Archival Preservation Grant, Digitizing James B. Griffin Archaeological Slides, 2004 $89,000 (with Karen L. O’Brien)

Protheus Foundation Grant for youth rock art recording on Mesa Prieta, New Mexico, 2005, 2006 $25,000


b.   Meetings

Program co-chairman, Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, 1967

Paper presented at the Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, 1968, “Jemez Cave and Its Place in an Early Horticultural Settlement Pattern” (Abstract published)

Paper presented at the Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, 1969, “Nuts for Hopewellians” (Abstract published)

Participant (2 papers) in the School for American Research Advanced Seminar, Santa Fe, 1969, “New Perspectives on the Rio Grande Pueblos”

Paper presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, 1969, “Tewa Procurement Territories” (Abstract published)

Paper presented at the Symposium on Systems Analysis and Culture Change, School of American Research Advanced Seminar, 1970, “Ecological Explanation and the Evolution of Ecosystems in the Eastern United States” (Current Anthropology 12(3):406-8)

Paper presented at the Society for American Archaeology, Mexico City, 1970

Discussion of Prehistory, Convocation of American Indian Scholars, Princeton University, 1970

Two papers presented at the Midwestern Archaeological Conference, Madison, 1970

Invited plenary session paper presented at the Central States Anthropological Society, Detroit, 1971

Paper presented at the VIIIth International Congress of Prehistoric Sciences, Belgrade, 1971

Arranger and paper, Symposium: Looting the Past. American Association for the Advancement of Science, Philadelphia, 197l

Paper presented at the Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, Miami, 1972 (with Joel Elias; Abstract published)

Paper presented at the Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 1973 (Abstract published)

Symposium participant (1 paper), Folk Medicine in North America, UCLA, 1973

Paper presented at Midwest Archaeological Conference, Milwaukee, 1974

Bicentennial Symposium paper, “Health Views and Practices among Early Wisconsin Indians”  Wisconsin Medicine 1776-1976, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1976

Chairman, Paleoethnobotanical Roundtable, Society for American Archaeology, Annual Meeting, St. Louis, 1976

Sigma Xi Lecture, “Coal Energy and Prehistoric Archaeology:  A Tale of Two Crises.”  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1977

Chairman, Paleoethnobotanical Roundtable, Society for American Archaeology, Annual Meeting, Tucson, 1978

Keynote lecture honoring Alfred Whiting, “Gardening and Farming before A.D. 1000:  Patterns of Prehistoric Cultivation North of Mexico.”  Second Annual Conference on Ethnobiology, Flagstaff, 19798 Special speaker, “Domestication in the New World,” Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Public Symposium, The Cultural Emergence of Man, Pittsburgh, 1979

Chairman, School of American Research, Advanced Seminar, “Origins of Plant Husbandry in North America,” 1980

Invited participant, University Museums: Assets or Liabilities.  Conference on University Museums of Anthropology, History, and Science. “Hands-On, Hands-Off!  The Collections and Student Use” University Museum, Philadelphia, 1980

Plenary Session Lecture, “Ethnobotany in North America.” “Botany 80” combined meeting American Botanical Society and Canadian Botanical Society, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 1980

School of American Research Advanced Seminars

Hopi:  “Corn Mother, Sun Father: Ecological Relationships on the Hopi Mesas,” 1982

Black Mesa Archaeology: “People and Plants in Prehistoric Black Mesa,” 1982

Invited paper, Society for American Archaeology, CRM Symposium: “The Archaeological Conservancy: The Goal is Site Preservation,” Minneapolis, 1982

Paper, Society for American Archaeology, “Bat Cave Re- investigated,” (with W. Wills, J. Speth, A. Long), 1982

School of American Research-Weatherhead Foundation, Traveling Seminar, “China ‘Through Scholars’ Eyes” June 1982 Speaker, Tricultural Experience Symposium, San Juan Pueblo, 1984

“Environmental Relationships on Black Mesa,” Society for American Archaeology, New Orleans, April 1986.

“Ages of the First Cultigens in Southwestern U.S. Inferred from Accelerator Mas Spectrometric Analysis of C-14 on Corn, Beans, and Squash,” Society for American Archaeology, New Orleans, April 1986 (With Austin Long, et al.)

“Quiet Revolution-Prehistoric Domestication of Indigenous United States Plants,” Adult Education Course, Matthaei Botanical Gardens, University of Michigan, October 1986

“Native American Farming and Gardening  Systems” The Explorer’s Series, Cincinnati Museum of Natural History, February 1987 Symposium organized, “Accelerator Radiocarbon Dating and the Reassessment of American Prehistory,” American Association for the Advancement of Science, February 18, 1987, Chicago (abstract published)

Paper presented, “Dating Early Maize in the Eastern United States,” American Association for the Advancement of Science, February 18, 1987, Chicago (abstract published)

Paper presented, “Dating Early Maize in the Eastern United States, Revised,” Society of Ethnobiology, March 5-7, 1987 Gainesville

Invited Lecturer, “Amazing Maize:  The Real Gold of the New World,” Herb Society of America, Ann Arbor, September 1987

Keynote Address, “Prehistoric Maize in the Eastern United States:  Subsistence and Symbol,” Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Charleston, SC, November 1987

Invited Lecturer, Southern Methodist University 1989 Colloquium Series “From the Back of Mother Earth: Plants in Pueblo Ritual”

Invited Lecturer, Cincinnati Museum of Natural History, “Places of Power Among Native Americans in the Southwest” Part of Places of Power lecture series, 1989.

Commentator, Wenner Gren Foundation Conference, “Morelos en una Economia Global” Cocoyoc, Mexico 1989

Speaker, University of Michigan Law School, American Indian Religious Freedom, “Repatriation of Burial Remains” 1990

Panel Member, “Native Americans and Cultured Property” University of Michigan Law School, 1992

Wenner Gren Foundation International Symposium, February 1993

Society of Ethnobiology, Symposium on Classification in Ethnobiology, Victoria, Canada, 1994

Keynote Lecture, International Society of Ethnobiology, Lucknow, India, 1994

Participant, “Folkbiology and Cognition” Northwestern University, 1994

Smithsonian Institution/University of Michigan Symposium “Presenting History:  Museums in a Democratic Society (Panel chair) 1995

Keynote Address, International Society of Ethnobiology, Nairobi, Kenya, 1996

Permaculture Conference, Picuris Pueblo (July 22, 1998):  TRADITIONAL AGRICULTURE AND  PLANT


UNAM, Mexico City (September 25, 1998): PLANT ECOLOGY, BIODIVERSITY, AND


                       USA (In Spanish) 1998

New World Food that Changed World Cuisine,”  Ann Arbor Culinary History   Club (October 18, 1998)

 “Cultures and Medicinal Plants: The Comparative Study of Native American Medicinal Plants”     

          Explorations in Plant Medicine, Symposium, Department of Botany, North Carolina State

          University (October 31, 1998).

 Society of Ethnobiology, Oaxcaca, Mexico (March 12):WHAT’S IN A WORD?:

          ETHNO-BOTANY, 1999

Organizer, Society of Ethnobiology, 23rd Annual Conference, Ann Arbor, MI  March 29-April 1, 2000

Society for American Archaeology: Discussant for Symposium, “The Call of the Wild: Critiquing the Wild Resource/Domestic Staple Dichotomy,” New Orleans, April 19, 2001

Paper “The University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology and the Development of Academic Anthropological Archaeology.”  AAA Symposium, “Strange Bedfellows: Archaeology, Museums, and the University,” 2001

Invited Paper November 21, 2002 “History of  Systematic Research Collections in Anthropology.”  100 Years of Association, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA


                March 22, 2002: SAA Symposium, Issues Concerning Early North American Agriculture, East and Southwest

                March 22, 2002: SAA Sponsored Symposium,   The Power of Multiple Data Analysis: A Symposium in Honor of Deborah M. Pearsall

                April 3, 2004  SAA Sponsored Symposium, The Stories of Maize, I-IV, Montreal, Canada


c.   Guest Lecturer

Cincinnati Museum of Natural History, 1968

University of Maryland, 1968

Northwestern University, 1969

University of Arizona Field School, 1970

Department of Botany, University of Michigan Seminar, 1970

Vanderbilt University, 1970

University of Wisconsin, 1971

University of Cincinnati, 1971

Biologisch-Archaeologisch Instituut, Rijksuniversiteit, Groningen, Netherlands, 1971

University of Chicago, 1971

Washington University Field School, Ramah, New Mexico, 1972

Michigan Archaeological Society Fall Workshop, 1972

Wayne State University, 1973

Oberlin College, 1973, 1989

AIBS-Botanical Society of America Special Lecture, Amherst, 1973

SUNY Binghamton Field School, Chevelon, Arizona, 1974

Southern Illinois University, Black Mesa Field Program, 1975-1978, 1980, 1981

University of Chicago, 198l

University of Virginia, 1982

University of Washington, 1982

Harvard University, 1983, 1989

Miami University, 1984

Dartmouth College, 1986

Williams College, 1986

Hartwick College, CCFL Field Station, Bahamas, 1987

Matthaei Botanical Gardens, University of Michigan, 1987

Herb Society of America, Ann Arbor, 1987

Keynote Address:  Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Charleston, SC, 1987

Pettingill Lecture, UM Biological Station, 1988

Macdonald College, McGill University, 1989

University of Kentucky, Department of Anthropology, 1989

Michigan Archaeological Society, Fall Workshop, East Lansing, 1989

University of Arizona, Department of Anthropology, 1990

Beloit College, 1992

Wake Forest, 1492-1992: Worlds Transformed, Oct 8-10, 1992

School for American Research, 1994

Eight Northern Pueblos, Traditional Agriculture Symposium, 1994

Baca Institute of Ethnobotany, “History of Southwestern Ethnobotany,” Crestone, CO, 1995

Phi Kappa Phi Initiation Lecture, 1997

SMU*in* Taos Lecture Series, “Prehistoric Plant Management in Northern New Mexico,” July 6, 1999

Invited Lecture: Southwest Conference: Santa Fe, NM “Recent Advances in Eastern Apache Archaeology,” January 14, 2000

Society of Ethnobiology, Organizer and Introduction “Presidents’ Symposium: Ethnobiology at the Milennium,” March 30, 2000

June 5, 2001: “Prehistoric Subsistence at Tecolote Pueblo.”  Highlands University, Department of Anthropology, Archaeological Field School

August 11, 2001: “Abandonment NOT!”  Sunday at Ojo, popular lecture series at Ojo Cliente Mineral Springs

February 13, 2002: “John W. Harshberger, The Reluctant Ethno-Botanist” Florida International University, Department of Environmental Studies.

Koldyke Associates, Inc. Las Vegas, NM, September 26, 2002

Southwest Seminars, New perspectives on Mesa Prieta Petroglyphs, April 2003

Tours of Meas Prieta Petroglyphs, July, 2003

Museum of New Mexico, MIAC, June 2004

School of American Research, July 2004

Southwest Seminars, Tour and lecture  April 2005


d.   Professional Service

Acting Editor, The Michigan Archaeologist, 1969

Reviews in Anthropology, Editorial Board (Archaeology), 1978-1985

The Review of Archaeology, Continuing Editor (Ecology), 1980---

UNEAS Commission on Ethnobotany, 1983-1991

Zuni Tribal Museum Board of Advisors, 1985---

Journal of Archaeological Science, Editorial Board, 1986-1991.

Journal of the Southwest, Advisory Board, 1989---

International Congress of Ethnobiology, Planning Committee, 1990, 1992

Baca Institute of Ethnobotany, Board Chairman, 1994---

Smithsonian Institution “Program in Paleobiology” Oversight Committee, 1994---

Olmec Foundation (Mexico) 1997--


e.   Professional Consultantships

Planning Boards, Handbook of North American Indians, Vols. 3, 12

Institute of the History of Material Culture, Polish Academy of Sciences (Olszanica Project), 1972

Oberlin College, Native American/Native Alaskan Program, 1971

Cambridge University Press, Editorial Advisory Board (Archaeology), 1977-1981

National Science Foundation Review Panels (Systematic Research Collections), 1978-1980

Walpi Pueblo-Museum of Northern Arizona Advisory Board, 1978-1981

Interagency Archaeological Services-American Anthropological Association Advisory Committee (Federal Collections), 1978-1979

Review of the Anthropology Program, Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, 1979

Planning Committee (NEH Grant) for “The Southwest Indians,” School of American Research, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1979

Member, National Advisory Committee, Conference of Native American Studies, 198l—

Outside Review Committee member, Thomas Burke Memorial Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, 1982

Consultant and Reviewer, Department of Anthropology, California Academy of Science, San Francisco, 1982

University of Arizona Radiocarbon Dating Laboratories Core Support Advisory Board, 1982-1987

Outside Review, Department of Anthropology, Carnegie Museum, 1984

Pittsburgh Foundation, Grant Review Board, 1986-1988

Hopi Tribal Council, Water Rights legal case, 1987---

Ohio Humanities Council, “Upstream/Downstream, Environmental Ethics and the Ohio Ecosystem, 1987- 1988

Review of University of Kentucky Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology Program, 1989

Review of Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Bowdoin College, 1989

Consulting Team, Goeldi Museum Belem, Brazil, 1989--

Review of Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1990

Review, University of Pittsburgh, Contract Archaeology Program, 1991

Consultant, “Corn and Culture” Film, Spence Film Production, Lincoln, NE 1992-94

External Review, Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto, 1995

External Consultant, Department of Material Sciences, MIT, 1996

Workshop on Ecosystem Restoration, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, UM, 1996

External Review, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside, 1996

External Review, The Museum, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, 1996

External Review, Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1998

External Review, Human Sciences, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, 1999

Scholarly Studies (Research) Review Committee, Smithsonian Institution, 1999, 2000

Advisory Board: Vecinos del Rio Foundation (Northern Rio Grande Community organization); specialist on archaeology surveys

Advisor: Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Archaeology Program and Education outreach

Advisor: Archaeology field programs:

                                                New Mexico Highlands University, Field School, June 2001

                                                University of Oklahoma, Archaeological Field School, Cimarron, NM, June 2001

2004 External Review, First Nations Kamloops Program, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia

2004-05 Expert Witness Picuris Pueblo vs Olgebay Norton Specialty Minerals Inc.

2005  Expert Witness, San Juan Pueblo vs. U.S. Government water rights case


f.   Professional Interests

Cultured Evolution

Ecological and Evolutionary Anthropology

Ecological and evolutionary analyses of extinct cultural systems in North America

Ethnobotanical studies of ethnographic and archaeological cultures

Native American and prehistoric management of of plant species and anthropogenic biologic communities

Information processing in human societies

Rock art as expressions of nature and metaphors in northern New Mexico


g.   National Service

National Science Foundation, Systematic Research Collections Panel, 1978-80.

Board of Directors, Archaeological Conservancy, Inc., 1979-1988

Professional Advisory Board, Herb Research Foundation, 1983-

National Institute for Conservation, Smithsonian Institution, National Anthropological Conservation Curriculum, Committee 1984

National Institute for Conservation, Symposium on Anthropological Conservation, Durham, N.H., October 27-30, 1983.

American Association of Museum - IMS Advisory Board, Status of Museum Collections Survey, 1984

National Endowment for the Humanities, Archaeology Grant  Review Panel, 1985-1988; Senior Scholar Review  panel, 1986, National Heritage Preservation  Program, 1991.



a.   Books and Monographs

1968    An Ecological Analysis Involving the Population of  San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico.  Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Michigan.  University Microfilms, Ann  Arbor  (Abstract, Dissertation Abstract 30(1):36)


1972    Paleoethnobotany of the Koster Site, The Archaic Horizons   Illinois State Museum Reports of  Investigations No. 24  (with Nancy B. Asch and  David L. Asch)


1977    Systematic Research Collections in Anthropology: An Irreplaceable National Resource.  Published by the Peabody Museum, Harvard University


1978    The Nature and Status of Ethnobotany.  Anthropological Papers, Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan No. 67 (editor)


1994    Second Edition with new introduction.


1985    Prehistoric Food Production in North America.  University of Michigan, Museum of Anthropology Anthropological Paper 75 (edited with introduction and 2 articles)


1985    The Ethnographic American Southwest: A Source Book.  Southwestern Society in Myth, Clan, and Kinship  Garland Publishing,Inc., New York (editor).


1986    An Ethnobiology Source Book, The Uses of Plants and  Animals by American Indians.  Garland Publishing,  Inc., New York (editor).


1987    The Prehistoric American Southwest:  A Source Book  History, Chronology, Ecology, and Technology.  Garland Publishing, Inc., New York (editor).


1992    An Ecological Analysis Involving the Population of San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico, with new introduction.  The Evolution of North American Indians Garland Press, New York


2001    Ethnobiology at the Millennium, Past Promise and Future Prospects.  Anthropological Papers Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan No. 91 (editor and introductory essay)


In preparation


2006   Las Cruces de la Mesa. (with Beth Ann Sanchez) University of Arizona Press.


2006    UMMA, History of the University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology. Anthropological Papers, Museum of Anthropology.


b.         Articles


1964    A preliminary Report of the 1964 Resistivity Survey at the Schultz Site (20 SA2) Michigan  Archaeologist 10(3)54-8.


1967    Abstracts of Papers.  Papers presented at the Thirty-Second Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.  The University of Michigan   Ann Arbor (edited with Volney Jones)


1968    Floral Remains, in “The Cochiti Dam Archaeological Salvage Project:  Part I,” edited by Charles  H. Lange, Museum of New Mexico Research Records  No. 6.


1969    A Resistivity Survey at the Norton Mound Group 20 KT 1, Kent County, Michigan.  The Michigan Archaeologist 15(3)86-92  (with R.O. Keslin)


1969    A Preliminary Report of the 1964 Resistivity Survey  at the Schultz Site (20 SA 2).  Reprinted in James E. Fitting, assembler, “Selections from the  Michigan Archaeologist Volumes 1-10.”  Michigan Archaeological Society Special Publication Number  1:264-270


1970    The Indian in America’s Closet.  Natural History 79(6):78-84.


1972    Three Perspectives on Puebloan Prehistory.  In,  Alfonse Ortiz, editor, New Perspectives on the  Pueblos, University of New Mexico Press,  Albuquerque  (with Albert Schroeder and Stuart  Peckham)


1972    An Ecological Perspective on the Eastern Pueblos.  In Alfonse Ortiz, editor, New Perspectives on the Pueblos,   University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque


1972    Barter, Gift, or Violence:  An Analysis of Tewa Intertribal Exchange.  In, Edwin N Wilmsen, editor, Social Exchange and Interaction   Anthropological Papers, Museum of Anthropology, University of  Michigan No. 46.


1972    Carbonized Corn Cobs from Prieta Vista, LA 9608,  New Mexico.  In R.A. Bice and W.M. Sundt, Prieta  Vista.   Albuquerque Archaeological Society.


1972    A Change, A Challenge:  SAA and AAAS.  American Antiquity 37(2):145-6.


1972    Salvaging Biological Remains from Archaeological Sites.  The Michigan Archaeologist 18(4):223-              230.


1973    The Moccasin Bluff Corn Holes.  In Robert Louis Bettarel and Hale G. Smith, The Moccasin Bluff Site and the Woodland Cultures of Southwestern Michigan.  Anthropological Papers, Museum of Anthropology  University of Michigan No. 49.


1973    Archeology Serving Humanity.  In Charles Redman,  editor, Research and Theory in Current Archeology.  John Wiley and Sons, Inc


1973      Looting the Past:  An International Scandal.  Current Anthropology 14(4):510-513.


1973    Origins of Agriculture in Native North America.  Actes du VIII$e Congress International des Sciences  Prehistoriques et Protohistoriques, Actes III:406-  7.  Beograd.


1974    Ethnobotanical Remains from Saltbush Pueblo.  In  David H. Snow, The Excavation of Saltbush Pueblo,  Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico, 1971.  Museum of New Mexico, Laboratory of Anthropology  Notes No. 97:75-80.


1974    Northeastern Archaeology:  Past and Future Directions.  Annual Review of Anthropology 3:385-413.


1974    Corn from the Straits of Mackinac.  The Michigan Archaeologist 20(2):97-104.


1974    Job’s Tears, Coix lachryma-jobi L., Beads from the West Ridge-Gibralter Site, Southeastern Michigan.  The Michigan Archaeologist 20(2):105-111.  (withVolney Jones)


1975    Re-excavation of Jemez Cave, New Mexico.  Awanyu  3(3):13-27.


1975    Prehistoric Wild Rice from the Dunn Farm Site, Leelanau County, Michigan.  The Wisconsin Archaeologist 51(1):9-15.  (with David S. Brose)


1976    Carbonized Plant Remains.  In Robert D. Drennan,  Fabrica San Jose and Middle Formative Society in  the Valley of Oaxaca.  Memoirs of the Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan No.8:261-268.


1976    Communication Networks and Information Hierarchies in Native American Folk Medicine: Tewa Pueblos, New Mexico.  In Wayland D. Hand, ed., American Folk  Medicine:  A Symposium.  University of California Press, Berkeley.


1976    An Analysis of the Carbonized Plant Remains (from Cross County, Arkansas).  Kirtlandia 21:8-11.


1976    The Paleoethnobotany of Smokey Bear Ruin (LA 2112),  New Mexico.  In Regge N. Wiseman, Multi-  Disciplinary Investigations at the Smokey Bear Ruin  (LA 2112), Lincoln County, New Mexico.  COAS Monograph No. 4:55-61, 99-102.


1976    The Nutritional Significance of Maize and Teosinte.  Ecology of Food and Nutrition 4:243-249.  (with  J.R.K. Robson, K.V. Flannery, and J.E. Konlande).


1977    Training in Anthropological Archaeology at The University of Michigan.  In William P. McHugh, ed., Teaching and Training in American Archaeology: A Survey of Programs and Philosophies.  Illinois University, University Museum Studies No. 10:23-38.


1977    Archeobotany in the Fort Bliss Maneuver Area II, Texas.  In Michael E. Whalen, Settlement Patterns of the Eastern Hueco Bolson.  Centennial Museum Anthropological Paper No. 4:199-205.


1977    Discussion.  In, William H. Marquardt, ed., Regional Centers in Archaeology: Prospect and Problems.  Missouri Archaeological Society Research Series  No 14:29-30.


1977    The Technology of Irrigation in a New Mexico Pueblo.  In Heather Lechtman and Robert S. Merrill, eds., Material Culture: Styles, Organization, and Dynamics of Technology.  1975 Proceedings of the American Ethnological Society, pp. 139-154.


1977    Published Works of James Bennett Griffin.  In, Charles E. Cleland, ed., For the Director: Research Essays in Honor of James B. Griffin. Museum of Anthropology University of Michigan Anthropological Paper No. 61:345-362. (compiled with Volney H. Jones)


1977    Analysis of Plant Remains from Chimney Rock Mesa.  In Frank W. Eddy, Archaeological Investigations at Chimney Rock Mesa: 1970-1972.  Memoirs of the  Colorado Archaeological Society No. 1:81-91 (with  Paul E. Minnis)


1977    The State of the Art in Archaeology.  In Anthony F.C. Wallace, et al, eds., Perspectives on Anthropology 1976.  Special Publication of the  American Anthropological Association 10:101-115.


1977    Evolutionary Ecology and the Evolution of Human Ecosystems: A Case Study from the Midwestern U.S.A.  In James N.Hill, ed,  Explanation of Prehistoric Culture Change,   pp 153-184.  University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque.


1977    Basketmaker Food Plants from the Cimarron District, Northeastern New Mexico.  The Kiva 42(3-4):257-268.  (with David T. Kirkpatrick)


1978    Wood Charcoal.  In Edwin N. Wilmsen and Frank H.H. Roberts, Jr. Lindenmeier, 1934-1974.  Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology No. 24:43-45.


1978    The Science of Native Americans.  Yearbook of  Science and the Future 1979 Encyclopaedia  Britannica, Inc.  Chicago, pp. 206-223.


1978    A Preliminary Analysis of Paleoethnobotanical  Remains  from Black Mesa Arizona:  1977 Season.  In Anthony L. Klesert, ed., Excavation on Black Mesa, 1977:  A Preliminary Report.  Center for Archaeological Investigations Research Report 1:137-156.  (with C. Wesley Cowan, Josselyn  F. Moore and Michael T. Samuels)


1978    Archaeobotany of the Mesa Top Site.  In Mary Jane Berman, The Mesa Top Site: An Early Mogollon  Village in Southeastern Arizona, Cultural Resource  Management Division, New Mexico State University  Report No. 280:134-143.


1978    Prehistoric Environment and Farming at LA 11830.   In Kathleen Fiero, Prehistoric Garden Plots along the lower Rio Chama Valley.  Museum of New Mexico Laboratory of Anthropology Notes No. 111E:50-68.


1978    Ethnobotany:  Historical Diversity and Synthesis.  In Richard I. Ford, ed., The Nature and Status of Ethnobotany.  Anthropological Papers, Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan 67:33-49.


1978    Published Works of Volney H. Jones.  In same 419-428 (compiler)


1978    Paleothnobotany I.  In John H. Humphrey, ed. Excavations at Carthage, 1976, Conducted by The  University of Michigan, 4:181-189.  Kelsey Museum, Ann Arbor  (with Naomi Miller).


1979    Gathering and Gardening:  Trends and Consequences of Hopewell Subsistence Strategies In, David S. Brose and N’omi Greber, eds. Hopewell Archaeology, pp. 234-239. Kent University Press, Kent.


1979    Human Uses of Plants:  The Power of Land, the Spirit in Plants.  In Peter B. Kaufman and J. Donald LaCroix, eds., Plants, People and Environment, pp. 273-280. Macmillan Publishing Company, New York.


1979    Human Uses of Plants:  Don’t Walk on the Grass!!  Ethnobotany in Middle America.  In Peter B. Kaufman and J. Donald LaCroix, eds., Plants, People and Environment, pp. 281-288. Macmillan Publishing Company, New York.


1979    Paleoethnobotany in American Archaeology.  Advances in Archaeological Method and Theory Vol. 2:285-336.


1980    The Color of Survival.  Discovery 1-80:17-29.  School of American Research, Santa Fe.


1980    “Artifacts That Grew:  Their Roots in Mexico.”  Early Man 2(3):19-23.


1980    Plant Remains.  In David T. Kirkpatrick, ed.,  Prehistory and History of the Ojo Amarillo,  Cultural Resource Management Division, Department  of Sociology and Anthropology, New Mexico State  University, Report No. 276, Vol. IV, pp. 1277-1298.  Las Cruces.


1980    A Three-Part System for Storage of Archaeological Collections.  Curator 23(1):55-62.


1981    Gardening and Farming before A.D. 1000:  Patterns of Prehistoric Cultivation North of Mexico.  Journal of Ethnobiology 1(1):6-27.  Flagstaff.


1981    Ethnobotany in North America: An Historical Phytogeographic Perspective.  Canadian Journal of Botany 59(11):2178-2188.


1981    New Ideas about the Origin of Agriculture Based on 50 Years of Museum-Curated Plant Remains.  In Anne- Marie Cantwell, James B. Griffin and Nan A. Rothschild, eds, The Research Potential of Anthropological Museum Collections.  Annals of the  New York Academy of Sciences 376:345-356.


1982    Paleoethnobotanical Research on Black Mesa:  1980. In Peter P. Andrews, et al., eds. Excavations on Black Mesa, 1980: A Descriptive Report.  Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Center for Archaeological Investigations Research Paper  24: 295-314 (with J. French, D. Swain, J. Kent,  T. Smart, G. Hazen).


1982    The Archeobotany of the Deshazo Site.  In Dee Ann Story, ed, The Deshazo Site,Nacogdoches County, Texas, Volume I.  Texas Antiquities Committee,  Texas Antiquities Permit Series No. 7: 158-163.


1982    Foreward.  In Doreen Ozker, An Early Woodland Community at the Schultz Site 20SA2 in the Saginaw Valley and the Nature of the Early Woodland Adaptation in the Great Lakes Region.  Anthropological Papers, Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan 70: xi-xvi.


1983    Inter-Indian Exchange in the Southwest.  In, Alfonso Ortiz, ed.  Handbook of North American Indians 10:711-722.


1983    The Archaeological Conservancy, Inc.: The Goal is Site Preservation.  American Archeology 3(3):221- 224.


1983    1981 Ethnobotanical Recovery: Summary of Analysis and Frequency Tables.  In, Excavations on Black Mesa, 1981: A Descriptive Report.  Southern  Illinois University at Carbondale Center for  Archaeological Investigations Research Paper 36: 459-480 (with J. French, J. Stock, T. Smart, G. Hazen, D. Jessup.


1983    “Plant Remains” In N’omi Greber, ed., Recent  Excavations at the Edwin Harness Mound, Liberty  Works, Ross County, Ohio.  MCJA Special Paper 5:  54-58. Kent State University Press, Kent. (with  Tristine Smart)


1983    “Cordage and Raw Materials from Pratt Cave” In, G.X. Fitzgerald, ed, The Pratt Cave Studies, Assembled by Albert H. Schroeder.  The Artifact 21(1-4):125-130 (with Volney H. Jones).


1984    The Evolution of Corn Revisited.  Quarterly Review  of Archaeology 4(4):12, 13, 16.


1984    Ethics and the Museum Archaeologist.  In Ernestene L. Green, ed., Ethics and Values in Archaeology, pp. 133-142.  The Free Press, New York.


1984    Ecological Consequences of Early Agriculture in the Southwest.  In, Stephen Plog and Shirley Powell, eds., Papers on the Archaeology of Black Mesa, Arizona.  Vol. 2:127-138.  Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.


1984    Ethnobotanical Recovery, 1982: Summary of Analysis and Frequency Tables.  In, Deborah L. Nichols and F.E. Smiley, eds., Excavations on Black Mesa, 1982: A Descriptive Report.  Southern Illinois University Center for Archaeological Investigations Research Paper No. 39: 611-632; 30l Tables (with Gail Wagner, Tristine Smart, and Heather Trigg).


1984    Prehistoric Phytogeography of Economic Plants in Latin America.  In, Doris Stone ed.  Pre-Columbian Plant Migrations   Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology 76:175-183.


1984    Volney Hurt Jones, 1903-1982.  Economic Botany 38(1): 137-8.


1985    Paleoethnobotany: European Style.  (Plants and Ancient Man by W. VanZeist and W.A. Casparie, eds.). Quarterly Review of Archaeology 6(1):1-2.


1985    Anthropological Perspective of Ethnobotany in the  Greater Southwest Economic Botany 39(4):400-415.


1986    “Production Processes of Food Plants in Prehistoric North America” In, Henry Stewart, ed,  The Origins of Agriculture in the World.  Series in Archaeology 25: 225-275.  Yuzankaku, Tokyo (in Japanese)


1986    “Paleoethnobotany of Anasazi Sites” In Andrew L. Christenson and William J. Parry, eds. Excavations on Black Mesa, 1983: A Descriptive  Report.  Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Center for Archaeological Investigations, Research Paper 46:473-488. (with P. VanderWerf, C. Goland, H.B. Trigg)


1986    “Paleoethnobotany of Navajo Sites” In, Andrew L. Christenson and William J. Parry, eds. Excavations on Black Mesa, 1983: A Descriptive  Report  Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Center for Archaeological Investigations, Research Paper 46:531-554. (with Pamela VanderWerf)


1986    “The Archaeobotany of Olszanica, Poland” Early Neolithic Settlement and Society at Olszanica  Memoirs of the Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan 19:261-264.


1986    “Foreword” Medicinal Plants of Native America University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology Technical Reports, No. 19(1): vii-viii.


1986    Science in Native America.  Winds of Change 1(2):4-6, 25-26.


1987    “The New Pueblo Economy,” When Cultures Meet, Remembering San Gabriel del Yunge Oweenge, pp. 73-91. Sunstone Press, Santa Fe.


1988    Commentary: Little Things Mean a Lot - Quantification and Qualification in Ethnobotany.  In , Christine A. Hastorf and Virginia S. Popper, eds. Current Paleoethnobotany, pp. 215-222.  University of Chicago Press, Chicago.


1989    “Reanalysis of Cucurbits in the Ethnobotanical Laboratory, University of Michigan”, in Eric E. Voigt and Deborah M. Pearsall, eds.   New World Paleoethnobotany   The Missouri Archaeologist 47 (December 1986): 13-32.


1989    “Introduction 1989” to reprint of “Prehistoric Subsistence” In, The Interpretation of Prehistory,  The Review of Archaeology (10):14-16.


1990    “Foreward” In Richard W. Stoffle et. al., Native American Cultural Resource Studies at Yucca Mountain, Nevada   pp.  xxi-xxiv.  Institute for Social Research, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.


1990    Reprint: Ethnobotany: Historical Diversity and Synthesis,” from “The Nature and Status of Ethnobotany,”  American Botanical Council, Classical Botanical Reprint No. 206


1990    Zuni Land Use and Damage to Trust Land, pp. 184-187.  Hearing before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session on S. 2203 To Settle Certain Land Claims of the Zuni Indian Tribe.  U.S. Government Printing Office: Washington.


1990    “Ethnobotanical Consequences of the La Mesa Fire,  Bandelier National Monument.”  The 1977 La Mesa Fire Study.  Southwest Cultural Resources Center  Professional Papers No. 28:147-152.


1992    “Foreword to 1992 Edition” pp. v-x  Old Oraibi by Mischa Titiev University of New Mexico Press edition.


1993    “Corn is Our Mother,” in S. Johannessen and C. Hastorf, eds. Corn and Culture in the New World, pp. 513-526, Westview Press.


1994    “Coprolite Evidence for Prehistoric Foodstuffs, Condiments, and Medicines,” in  Nina L. Etkin, ed., Eating on the Wild Side., pp. 210-226, University of Arizona Press, Tucson. (with H.B. Trigg, J.G. Moore, Louise D. Jessop)


1994 “Ethnobotany-1994” In R. I. Ford, ed. The Nature and Status of Ethnobotany, 2nd ed., pp. viii-xxix.


1997      “Agricultural Origins in North America (Contemporary Works on Pre-Columbian Agriculture).” The Review of Archaeology 19 (1): 12-18.


1997      “Appendix 1: Preliminary Report on the Plant Remains from the George C. Davis Site, Cherokee County, Texas, 1968-1970 Excavations.” Bulletin of the Texas Archaeological Society 68: 104-107.


1997      “Tribute to James B. Griffin (1905-1997).”  Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology 22 (2): 134-135.


1997    “Necrology: James Bennett Griffin.” The Review of Archaeology 18 (2): 54.


  1998  “The Introduction of the Spanish Plant Complex into Florida, Mexico and the American Southwest”  In,             H.D.V. Pendergast, N.L. Etkin, D.R. Harris, and P.J. Houghton, eds. Plants for Food and Medicine, pp. 135-145.  Royal Botanic Garden, Kew


1998    “Forward” Keewaydinoquay Peschel, Puhpohwee for the People,  pp.ix-xi. LEPS Press, Northern  Illinois University, Dekalb.


1998    “Foreward.” Christine Jourdan, ed. L’Ethnobiologie/Ethnobotany. Anthropologica XL (1): 3-6.


1999    “Ethnoecology Serving the Community: A Case Study from Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico.” Virginia D. Nazarea, ed. Ethnoecology: Situated Knowledge/Located Lives. pp. 71-87. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.


1999    “The Forgotten Undergraduate,” in L. G.Basch, L.W. Saunders, J.W. Sharff, and J. Peacock, eds,  Transforming Academia: Challenges and Opportunities for an Engaged Anthropology American Ethnological Society Monograph Series.  No 8:161-168.


2000    “Disturbance and Diversity” Paul E. Minnis and Wayne J. Elisens, eds.  Biodiversity and Native North America.  University of Oklahoma Press, Norman


2000    “Agriculture: Introduction.” Paul Minnis, ed. Ethnobotany: A Reader. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman


2000    “Plant Productivity Survey and Potential Prehistoric Use of the Survey Area”  In, Wetherbee B. Doshow, Steven R. Mack and Cherie Scheick, eds. Cultural Resources of the Gachupin-Brackett Mine: Preliminary Investigations of Cultural Landscapes on the Southern Park Plateau,  Southwest Archaeological Consultants, Inc. Research Series 425 B: 121-162. (with Robin C.D. Currey and Lonyta Viklund)


2002    Obituary.  James Bennett Griffin 1905-97 American Anthropologist 104 (2)635-637.


2003    “Foreword” Minnis, Paul E., ed.  Plants and People in Ancient Eartern North America, ipp. Xii-vii Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC


2003     “Ethnobotany” Shepard Krech, J.R. McNeill and Carolyn Merchant, eds.  Encyclopedia of World

     Environmental History, Vol 1 Routledge, NewYork.


2004        “Foreword.” In Paul E. Minnis, ed., Plants and People in Ancient Western North America, pp. x-xiv.  Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press.


2005        “Introduction.” In Brad Vierra, ed., Late Archaic Across the Borderlands: From Foraging to Farming.

             Austin: University of Texas Press.


2005            “Introduction,” In, Sustenance and Subsistence, edited by J. Reno, MICHIGAN DISCUSSIONS IN



2006        “Early Maize Agriculture in the Northern Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico.” In, Histories of

Maize: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Prehistory, Biogeography, Domestication, and Evolution of Maize, edited by John E. Staller.  Elsevier/Academic Press. (Brad Vierra and Richard Ford)


2006            “Jemez Cave: The Cultural Ecology of an Early Agriculture Site in Northern New Mexico.” 

 Bill Doleman,  Ana Steffen, Tim Seaman, eds. First Annual NMAC Field Conference: Jemez Region

 Part 1 – Valles Caldera and Jemez River Corridor, May 20-21, 2006


Accepted for Publication:


2007        Richard I. Ford, Vorsila L. Bohrer, Volney H. Jones, Daphne E. Gallagher



Vierra, Bradley J. and Richard I. Ford

2007     “Archaic in Northern New Mexico”. Kiva  70 (4)(In press)


Eiselt, B. Sunday and Richard I. Ford

2007   “Sangre de Cristo Micaceous Clays:  Geochemical Indices for Source and Raw

           Material Distribution, Past and Present”. Kiva 70 (4) (In press)


c.  Book Reviews

1970    We Talk, You Listen by Vine Deloria, Jr.  Natural History 80(3):82-3.

1971    Zawacki and Hausfater:  Early Vegetation of the Lower Illinois Valley.  American Antiquity, 36(2):229.


1972    Origins of Husbandry.  Science 175(4027):1233-4.


1975    The Changing Pattern of Hopi Agriculture, by Maitland Bradfield.  American Antiquity 40(4):498-9.


1976    Man and His Foods:  Studies in the Ethnobotany of Nutrition.  C. Earle Smith, Jr., editor. University of Alabama Press,   American Antiquity 41(3):409.


1978    Ethnographic Bibliography of North America, by George Peter Murdock and Timothy O’Leary.  American Antiquity 43(2):310.


1978    Ecological Anthropology, by Donald L. Hardesty.  American Anthropologist 80(1):461-2.


1978    Origins of African Plant Domestication, by Jack R. Harlan, Jan M.J. deWet, and Ann B.L. Stemler, eds.  American Anthropologist 80(4):989-90.


1979    Origins of Agriculture, by Charles A. Reed, ed.  Science 203(4381):639-640.


1980    Danish Medieval Archaeobotany.  Review of Seeds and Other Diaspores in Medieval Layers from Svenborg by Hans Arne Jensen   Quarterly Review of Archaeology 1:5.


1980    Archaeobotanical Identifications.  Review of Bibliography of Taxonomic Literature for the Identification of Fruits, Seeds, and Vegetative Plant Fragments by Paul A. Delcourt et, al.   Quarterly Review of Archaeology 1:5.


1981    Mineral Salt in Prehistory.  Review of Salt and the Eastern North American Indian, An Archaeological Study by Ian Brown.  Quarterly Review of  Archaeology 2:5.


1981    Subsistence in the Southeast.  Review of Aboriginal Subsistence Technology on the Southeastern Coastal Plain During the Late Prehistoric Period by Lewis H. Larson. Quarterly Review of Archaeology    2:5.


1981    Prehistoric Subsistence.  Review of Paleonutrition, Method and Theory in Prehistoric Foodways by Elizabeth S. Wing and Antoinette B. Brown, Quarterly Review of Archaeology 2(2):4.


1981    Paleonutrition:  Method and Theory in Prehistoric Foodways by Elizabeth S. Wing and Antoinette B. Brown.  American Anthropologist 83(4):929-930.


1982    Gathering What the Great Nature Provided, Food Traditions of the GitKsan, by People of Ksan.  Comparative Studies in Society and History 24(1):181-182.


1983    Moerman, Daniel E., Geraniums for the Iroquois.  Algonac, MI: Reference Publications, Inc.  American Indian Quarterly 7(3): 172-3.


1983    Objects for Survival.  Review: The Material Culture of the Chumash Interaction Sphere.  Quarterly Review of Archaeology 4(2):1.


1984    An Ethnography of  Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico by W.W. Hill, edited and annotated by Charles H. Lange.  Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press.  American Indian Art Magazine         9(3):65, 67.


1985    Studying Material Culture.  A Review Article (Pueblo Indian Textiles by Kate Peck Kent.)  Comparative Studies in Society and History 27(1):193-4.


1986    Homage to Travis Hudson.  Review Article:  The  Material Culture of the Chumash Interaction Sphere,  Vol. 2-4, Gallena Press.  Quarterly Review of Archaeology 7(2):15.


1987    Ethnobiology in Historical Archaeology.  Review Article: Reconstructing Historic Subsistence with an Example from Sixteenth-Century Spanish Florida by Elizabeth J. Reitz and C. Margaret Scarry,   Society for Historical Archaeology,   No. 3. Quarterly Review of Archaeology 8(2): 10-11.


1987    Review:  Once a River.  Amadeo M. Rea, University of Arizona Press, Tucson. Quarterly Review of Archaeology 8(2):10-11.


1988    Review:  The Analysis of Prehistoric Diets.  Robert I. Gilbert, Jr. and James H. Mielke, eds., Academic Press, Orlando,   American Antiquity 53(1):198-199.


2002    Book Review.  “Fighting for the Last Archaeological Frontier” James E. Snead, ruins and rivals: The Making of Southwest Archaeology.  El Palacio 106 (2):27


d.     Reports and Letters


1970    Annual Report of the SAA Representative to the AAAS for 1969-1970, American Antiquity 35(4):533-4.


1971    Report of the Representative to the AAAS.  American Antiquity 36 (4):524-5.


1971    Looting the Past:  An International Scandal.  Science 174(4010):727.


1972    Report of the Representative to the AAAS.  American Antiquity 37 (4):589-9.


1973    Report of the Representative to the AAAS.  American Antiquity 38 (4):528-9.


1979    Letter to the Editor.  Anthropology Newsletter 20 (3):1-2.


1982    Archaeological Resources of the Thumb Area of Michigan.   Final Report for the Michigan History Division, Michigan Department of State Lansing, (with Michael Shott and Paul Welch)


1985    Zuni Land Use and Damage to Trust Land Expert testimony submitted to the United States Claims  Court as evidence in the case Zuni Indian Tribe v. United States, Docket 327-8l6 (Ct. Cl., filed  May 12, 1981).


1989    Hopi Uses of Water in the Little Colorado River Watershed.   Prepared for The Hopi Tribe, Kykotsmovi, Arizona, (with the assistance of Kurt F. Anschuetz)


1995    Archaic Site Excavation, Report to USDA Forest Service, Espanola District (with Heather B. Trigg).


1994      Presenting History:  Museums in a Democratic Society.  The Smithsonian Institution, Report of Symposium.


1997    “Celebrate Skip Rappaport,” Anthropology Newsletter Annual Meeting Edition, November 19-23, 1997, p.5.


1997    “Ethnobotany Training” Plants & People 11 (Fall 1997): 14.


1999    Preliminary Report: Ethnobotanical Plant Productivity Survey.   Southwest Archaeological Consultants, Inc,

            Santa Fe, Ethnobotanical Laboratory Report No. 596.  (with Robin C.D. Currey and Lonyta Viklund)


1999    Analysis of the 1998 Gachupin-Bracket Canyon Plant Productivity Survey.  Laboratory of Anthropology Report No. 597.  (with Robin C.D. Currey)


2000    Program and Abstracts, ETHNOBIOLOGY 2000, Society of Ethnobiology 23rd Annual Conference, Ann Arbor, MI.   Program and Abstracts (with Elizabeth J. Bridges)


2000      Neutron Activation Analysis, Phoenix Memorial Annual Report (with B. Sunday Eiselt)


2001      Charles R Ranch Pictographs.  Privately Printed.  Santa Fe. (w/Duke Sundt and Polly Mullen)


2002      Recorded Rock Art Sites on Black Mesa, New Mexico: A Summary and Assessment.  Prepared for Vecinos del Rio.  Museum of New Mexico NMCIRS Activity #79119


2002      Archaeological Survey of the Richardson Property, Black Mesa, New Mexico: A Pilot Project.  Prepared for Vecinos del Rio.  Museum of New Mexico NMCRIS Activity #79199 (LA 136068)


2003   Archaeological Survey of Katherine Wells’s Property, Mesa Prieta, New Mexico.

            Museum of New Mexico NMCRIS Activity #79199. University of Michigan

            Museum of Anthropology.


2004   Archaeological Survey II of Katherine Wells’s Property, Mesa Prieta, New Mexico.

           Museum of New Mexico NMCRIS Activity #79199 University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology.

           Pp. 1-76. Report prepared for the Archaeological Conservancy,  Albuquerque, NM and Vecinos del Rio.

           Velarde, NM.


Beth Ann Sanchez and Richard I. Ford

2006  Petroglyph Recording Report for the Manual Salazar Property, Site 002.

Vol. 1: 1-611. Prepared for the Vecinos del Rio Petroglyph Committee. State of New Mexico ARMS NMCRIS # 79199. Velarde, New Mexico


2006  Petroglyph Recording Report for the Romero Property, Site 004.

Pp. 1-31. Prepared for the Vecinos del Rio Petroglyph Committee. State of New Mexico ARMS NMCRIS # 79199. Velarde, New Mexico


            2006  Petroglyph Recording Report for the Adan Casados Property, Site 006.

Pp. 1-146. Prepared for the Vecinos del Rio Petroglyph Committee. State of New Mexico ARMS NMCRIS # 79199. Velarde, New Mexico


2006  Petroglyph Recording Report for the Jack and Gerry Property, Site 007.

Pp. 1-43. Prepared for the Vecinos del Rio Petroglyph Committee. State of New Mexico ARMS NMCRIS # 79199. Velarde, New Mexico


2006  Petroglyph Recording Report for the Armand Winfield Property, Site 008.

Pp. 1-19. Prepared for the Vecinos del Rio Petroglyph Committee. State of New Mexico ARMS NMCRIS # 79199. Velarde, New Mexico


2006  Petroglyph Recording Report for the Suzie Frazier and Russ Shinn Property, Site

          009. Pp. 1-15. Prepared for the Vecinos del Rio Petroglyph Committee. State

          of New Mexico ARMS NMCRIS # 79199. Velarde, New Mexico


             2006  Petroglyph Recording Report for the Ida Vasquez Property, Site 010.

Pp. 1-22. Prepared for the Vecinos del Rio Petroglyph Committee. State of New Mexico ARMS NMCRIS # 79199. Velarde, New Mexico